Isidore of Seville

Isidore of Seville
biographical name Saint circa 560-636 L. Isidorus Hispalensis Spanish prelate & scholar

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  • ISIDORE OF SEVILLE — (Isidorus Hispalensis; c. 560–636), archbishop of Seville, theologian, and encyclopedist; one of the last church fathers . Isidore was probably born in Cartagena, but when he was still a child his family moved to Seville. He was educated by his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Isidore of Seville — Saint (L. Isidorus Hispalensis) (A.D. 560? 636); Sp. bishop & scholar: his day is April 4 …   English World dictionary

  • Isidore of Seville — Infobox Saint name=Saint Isidore of Seville birth date=c. 560 death date=April 4, 636 feast day=April 4 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church imagesize=250px caption= St. Isidore , depicted by Murillo birth place=Cartagena, Spain death place=Seville …   Wikipedia

  • Isidore of Seville — (c. 560 636)    Spanish bishop and author of numerous works, Isidore was one of the greatest scholars of the early Middle Ages; his work was influential and popular, both in Spain and the rest of Europe. Only the work of Augustine of Hippo, among …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Isidore of Seville — (c. 560–636)    Archbishop, Educator and Saint.    Isidore was a younger brother of Leander, Archbishop of Seville. He succeeded his brother as Archbishop in c. 600 and he presided over the Councils of Seville in 619 and Toledo in 633. However,… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Isidore of Seville —    Bishop (q.v.) of Seville (ca. 600 636) and compiler of the standard encyclopedia of knowledge for the West in the Middle Ages, the Etymologies. His History of the Reigns of the Goths, Vandals, and Suevi is a chronicle (q.v.) of events in Spain …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Isidore of Seville — Is′i•dore of Seville′ [[t]ˈɪz ɪˌdɔr, ˌdoʊr[/t]] n. anh big Saint (Isidorus Hispalensis), a.d. c570–636, Spanish archbishop, historian, and encyclopedist …   From formal English to slang

  • Isidore of Seville — Isidorian, Isidorean, adj. Saint (Isidorus Hispalensis), A.D. c570 636, Spanish archbishop, historian, and encyclopedist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Isidore of Seville — /ˈɪzədɔ əv səˈvɪl/ (say izuhdaw uhv suh vil) noun (Isidorus Hispalensis), c. 560–636, Spanish archbishop and Latin encyclopedist …   Australian English dictionary

  • Isidore of Seville — Isidorian, Isidorean, adj. Saint (Isidorus Hispalensis), A.D. c570 636, Spanish archbishop, historian, and encyclopedist …   Useful english dictionary

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